Mom's ButterHorn Rolls

Angie R.


This is my Mother's recipe. She made these every holiday. I found a hand-written copy of this recipe when going through her things after she passed away in December 2010. I'm not sure I'll ever be able to make them like she did, but I'm sure going to try.


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  • 1 pkg
    dry yeast
  • 3 Tbsp
    warm water
  • 1/2 c
    oleo (margarine)
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    warm water
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour

How to Make Mom's ButterHorn Rolls


  1. Mix 1 pdg. dry yeast into 3 Tbsp. warm water, set aside.
  2. Mix 1/2 cup oleo, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 tsp. salt & 1 cup warm water. Stir in 2 beaten eggs, & 2 cups all-purpose flour.
  3. Add yeast mixture. Do not knead. Place in refrigerator over-night.
  4. Before baking divide dough into thirds with spoon in bowl. Take out 1/3 piece, place a ball on floured surface. Roll into circle. Brush with melted oleo.
  5. With pizza cutter cut circle into 8 pieces. Roll starting with wide side.
  6. Bake at 350* after rising. Watch closely.

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About Mom's ButterHorn Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breads

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